Terrible and Toxic Makeup

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Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP, Jul 15, 2018 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Did you know that a Roman woman was executed in the 1600s for selling a poisonous lipstick that women kissed their husbands to death with? Or that women painted their teeth and nails with radium for a special glow? From Cleopatra to Carole Lombard, Madam C.J. Walker to Madame de Pompadour, Elizabeth I to Elizabeth Taylor, and geishas to flappers, the history of makeup has many exciting, and some deadly moments. This fascinating book is sure to attract fans of history and science. The history of entrepreneurship, commerce, and beauty standards give context to some of the most bizarre stories of beauty around.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Ancient Makeup
4
Early Societies
6
Egyptian Beauties
8
Painted Faces
10
War Paint
12
Chapter 2 The Middle Ages
14
The Image of Royalty
16
Chapter 3 The Early Modern World
18
Painted Ladies
30
Chapter 5 The Twentieth Century
32
Hooray for Hollywood
34
Avon Calling
36
Power of Pop
38
Chapter 6 The TwentyFirst Century
40
Whats Inside?
42
Timeline
44

Deadly Italy
20
The French Connection
22
Geisha
24
Chapter 4 The Nineteenth Century
26
The Dandy
28
Glossary
46
For More Information
47
Index
48
Back Cover
49
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